Noun Sentence Examples
At times a noun can be replaced with a pronoun.
Be careful to use a singular pronoun with a singular noun in your writing.
What does the noun "incorporation" mean?
The verb does not agree with its subject unless the latter is a personal pronoun; when the subject is a noun the verb is put in the third person singular; thus carant, " they love," can take a pronominal subject - carant hwy, " they love "; but " the men love " is car y dynion (not carant y dynion, which can only mean " they love the men ").
Many words are used indiscriminately, as nouns, adjectives or verbs, without change; but sometimes a noun is indicated by its termination.Advertisement
When a noun comes first, it is followed by a relative pronoun, thus, Dafydd a brynodd lyfr yno, which really means " (it is) David who bought a book there," and is never used in any other sense in the spoken language, though in literary Welsh it is used rhetorically for the simple statement which is properly expressed by putting the verb first.
The real meaning of the word `ibhri must ultimately be sought in the root `abhar, to pass across, to go beyond, from which is derived the noun `ebher, meaning the " farther bank " of a river.
Pronouns are a set of short words which stand for or replace nouns or noun phrases.
The second form of the present infinitive (arare, credere, dormire) is used as a noun.
The Hebrew word Adam as a common noun can mean either ' humankind ' or ' man as distinct from woman ' .Advertisement
The infinitive often functions as a verbal noun, and as such can be the complement of another verb. infix see affix.
Back to top Scholars used the Latin noun for a wedge (cuneus) in calling the Sumerian writing cuneiform.
Note also that the neuter noun, nomen, behaves according to the same rules as you met with bellum in the second declension.
We therefore decided to see what we could learn by studying the noun phrase ' possesive determiner + upbringing ' in a larger corpus.
The noun being expressed in the context, or understood from it; also when followed by a temporal or partitive genitive.Advertisement
It includes a survey of grammar, with tables for verb conjugations and noun inflections.
Gender means making the adjective masculine or feminine to agree with the noun.
Simply because the Greek language uses a neuter noun for a word does not mean the word should translate into English using neuter noun for a word does not mean the word should translate into English using neuter pronouns.
Simply because the Greek language uses a neuter noun for a word does not mean the word should translate into English using neuter pronouns.
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Such demonstrative pronouns tend to refer to a statement or abstract idea rather than to a specific noun.
You can't add two suffixes to the same verb to create a different noun.
Examples using uppercase as a differentiating marker - entry Return (proper noun) in UD.
The Latin noun limes denoted generally a path, sometimes a boundary path (possibly its original sense) or boundary, and hence it was utilized by Latin writers occasionally to denote frontiers definitely delimited and marked in some distinct fashion.
Punishment can, therefore, be justified only in so far as it (1) protects society by removing temporarily or 1 Talio, in juridical Latin, the abstract noun from talis, such, alike, hence "retaliation."Advertisement
Generally the noun is qualified by an adjective so as to delimitate the principal groups of optical phenomena, e.g.
It is a language of the isolating class, in which every word is a monosyllable, and may be employed either as a noun or as a verb according to its context and its position in a sentence.
In the order of words, the genitive follows the noun it governs, and, as usual in such cases, the relations of time and place are indicated by prefixes, not by suffixes.
Aramaic gives to the noun instead an ending a, 1 On the place of Aramaic among the Semitic languages, and of Syriac among the various dialects, see Semitic Languages.
In the older Aramaic dialects this is used exactly as the noun with prefixed article is used in other languages; but in Syriac the emphatic state has lost this special function of making the noun definite, and has become simply the normal state of the noun.
The Syriac noun has three states - the absolute (used chiefly in adjectival or participial predicates, but also with numerals and negatives, in adverbial phrases, &c.), the construct (which, as in Hebrew, must be immediately followed by a genitive), and the emphatic (see above).
The noun preceding this preposition may be in the emphatic state or may (as is usually the case when the noun is definite) have a pleonastic suffix.
And a genitive with prefixed d does not require the governing noun to precede it immediately, as must be the case when the construct is used.
Number is never indicated when the sense is obvious or can be gathered from the context; otherwise plurality is expressed by adjectives such as sagala, all, and banak, many more rarely by the repetition of the noun, and the indefinite singular by sa or satu, one, with a class-word.
That the Sanskrit root sthag (Pali, thak), to cover, to conceal, was mainly applied to fraudulent concealment, appears from the noun sthaga, cheat, which has retained this signification in the modern vernaculars, in all of which it has assumed the form thag (commonly written thug), with a specific meaning.
Thus the noun is used for a summary, compendium or epitome of a larger work, the gist of which is given in a concentrated form.
The first part of the work confines itself strictly to noun and verb, or the form of proposition called secundi adjacentis.
Post-positions, pa or be and ma, are required by the noun (substantive or adjective) that is to be singled out; po or bo (masc.) and mo (fern.) are used for distinction of gender or for emphasis.
The verb, which is properly a kind of noun or participle, has no element of person, and denotes the conditions of tense and mood by an external and internal inflexion, or the addition of auxiliary verbs and suffixes when the stem is not susceptible of inflexion, so that instead of saying " I go," a Tibetan says " my going."
In the order of the sentence the substantive precedes the adjective and the verb stands last; the object and the adverb precede the verb, and the genitive precedes the noun on which it depends - this contrasts with the order in the isolating Chinese, where the order is subject, verb, object.
In its rudiments it is akin to the HamitoSemitic group. It possesses two grammatical genders, not masculine and feminine, but the human and the non-human; the adjective agrees in assonance with its noun, and euphony plays a great part in verbal and nominal inflections.
In the De interpretatione, having distinguished the enunciation, or proposition, from other sentences as that in which there is truth or falsity, he relegated the rest to rhetoric or poetry, and founded the logic of the proposition, in which, however, he retained the grammatical analysis into noun and verb.
At this stage we are as much concerned with speech-forms as the thought-forms of which they are conventional symbols, with Plato's analysis, for instance, into a noun and a verb, whose connotation of time is as yet a difficulty.
Number in the noun is either gathered from the were peopled from the west and also from the east.
Case is known by the position of the noun in the sentence or by prepositions.
The noun has two numbers, and two genders, masculine and feminine.
Syntax.-A qualifying adjective follows its noun, and agrees with it in gender and generally in number.
It may, however, precede its noun, and a compared adjective generally does so.
In sentences in which a noun comes first, the interrogative particle is ai, and the answer is always, positive tie, negative nage; as ai Dafydd a ddaw ?
The noun has the same eight cases in Sansknit.
The stative form used varies depending on the number and gender of the noun that comes before it.
You ca n't add two suffixes to the same verb to create a different noun.
You'll receive a definition of the word, what type of word it is (noun, verb, etc.) and a sentence using the word in that part of speech.
Put a noun with another noun to create a new compound word.
The literal, dictionary definition of the noun "myth" is a story, sometimes based on true events, that serves as a lesson about people, customs, ideals and even the overall psychology of a particular society.
These key words are nouns and noun phrases for the most part, though they can also be descriptive words.
Ordinal numbers are always positioned before the noun as opposed to afterwards.
Make sure that the definite article le/la as well as the adjective being used, agrees with the noun being described.
To make it agree with a feminine noun, you add an "e", and likewise add an "s" if the noun is plural.
Bien is an adverb and so it will always modify a verb in lieu of a noun.
For example, a dictionary will most often specify if a French noun is masculine or feminine.
For those who role play and want to select an elvish name, the common rule in creating an elf name is to use an adjective and noun combination as given in the example of Legolas.
The genitive case is generally indicated by the position of the word after its governing noun.
Also adjectives and demonstrative pronouns have their places after the noun.
Adjective noun phrases are intersective; thus, a "red apple" is both red and an apple.
He did not know what grammar was, or the difference between a noun adjective and a noun substantive.
For more examples see noun phrase, adjectival phrase and adverbial phrase.
The search engine will examine the query, extract nouns and noun phrases and construct a query for the user.
The letter was capitalized on the premise that it was a proper noun.
It is also the noun used for a popular snail-based snack dish, similar to French escargots.
Likewise, the definite article le/la, as well as the adjective, must agree in gender and number with the noun being described.
Adjectives normally precede the noun they are modifying.
The sophist Protagoras had distinguished various kinds of sentences, and Plato had divided the sentence into noun and verb, signifying a thing and the action of a thing.
Usually Zebub is identified with a Hebrew common noun zebub = flies,' occurring twice in the Old Testament, 2 so that Baalzebub " is the Baal to whom flies belong or are holy.
But the Revised Version takes the word sheth as a common noun, "tumult," and others interpret it as "pride"; cf.
The short discourse on the expression of thought by language (irEpi `Epjs vElas, De Interpretatione) is based on the Platonic division of the sentence (X6yos) into noun and verb (ivoµa and Am).
Similarly in the case of the sign MU, which, besides signifying " name " as above pointed out, is also the Sumerian word for " give," and therefore may be read iddin, " he gave," from nadanu, or may be read nadin, " giver "; and when, as actually happens, a name occurs in which the first element is the name of a deity followed by MU-MU, a new element of doubt is introduced through the uncertainty whether the first MU is to be taken as a form of the verb nadanu and the second as the noun shumu, " name," or vice versa.
By the mythologists of Cicero's time the name was connected with the verb furere and the noun feria, which in the plural (not being used in the singular in this sense) was accepted as the equivalent of the Greek Erinyes.
All these points about speech, eloquence and argument between man and man were absorbed into Aristotle's theory of reasoning, and in particular the grammar of the sentence consisting of noun and verb caused the logic of the proposition consisting of subject and predicate.
But in spite of this great logical achievement, he continued throughout the discourse to accept Plato's grammatical analysis of all sentences into noun and verb, which indeed applies to the proposition as a sentence but does not give its particular elements.
The word "man" is a masculine noun.
It was certainly by Aristotle, because it contained the triple grammatical division of words into noun, verb and conjunction, which the history of grammar recognized as his discovery.
These two examples of the wider use of the adjective and noun seem to testify to the forgotten predominance of the Philistines in the land of Canaan.
Nor does the work get further than the analysis of some propositions into noun and verb with " is " added to the predicated verb; an analysis, however, which was a great logical discovery and led Aristotle further to the remark that " is " does not mean " exists "; e.g.